Racing News

Multiple Stakes Winner Hello Beautiful Easing into Sophomore Campaign

3-Year-Old Stablemate Mine Not Mine Also Taking Advantage of Extra Time

LAUREL, MD – After Madaket Stables, Albert Frassetto, Mark Parkinson, K-Mac Stables and Magic City Stables’ Hello Beautiful capped her juvenile season with back-to-back stakes wins, her connections planned to ease the promising 3-year-old filly into her sophomore season.

G3 Winner Independence Hall to Target One-Turn Races

Returns to Maryland Following Fifth in Florida Derby (G1)

LAUREL, MD – Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners, Twin Creeks Racing Stables and RKV Racing’s Grade 3 winner Independence Hall, fifth last out in the Curlin Florida Derby (G1) March 28 at Gulfstream Park, has likely been taken off the Triple Crown trail and returned to his Maryland home.

G1 Winner Sharing Continues Preparations Amid Uncertainty

Fritchie (G3) Winner Majestic Reason Retired, Bred to Irish War Cry

LAUREL, MD – Having bid goodbye to one of the barn favorites as she embarks on her second career as a broodmare, trainer Graham Motion is continuing on with his current stable star, Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1) winner Sharing.

Maryland Horsemen Making Necessary Adjustments

Trainer Dale Capuano Calls Horse People ‘Survivors’

LAUREL, MD – After sweeping each of Laurel Park’s first two stakes for 3-year-olds this year, Euro Stable’s Lebda was on track to run later this month in the $200,000 Federico Tesio with a free pass to the 145th Preakness (G1) at stake.

Laurel Park Jockeys Postpone April 2 Wedding Until December

McCarthy, Davis Putting Personal, Professional Plans on Hold

LAUREL, MD – More than just another mount or another winner, Trevor McCarthy and Katie Davis found something else at the racetrack. They found each other.


McCarthy and Davis actually first met as children of successful journeymen Mike McCarthy and Robbie Davis, then riding together in South Florida for the winter before going back to their regular circuits of Delaware and New York.

Back in U.S., G2 Winner Shotski Getting Break Before Next Step

Laurel Park-Based Colt Scheduled to Return to Maryland Sunday

LAUREL, MD – Having arrived safely back in the United States from Dubai, Gary Barber, Wachtel Stable, Pantofel Stable and Howling Pigeon Farms’ 3-year-old Shotski will get some time off as his connections ponder what’s next for the Grade 2 winner.


LAUREL, MD – "In accordance with the Maryland Governor’s Executive Orders and as part of the continuing effort to protect the health and safety of essential personnel and the horses they care for, the Maryland Jockey Club will temporarily pause live racing at Laurel Park and Rosecroft Raceway. Our top priority is the well-being of every person and every horse in our community and we look forward to resuming when the state and federal leaders and health authorities deem it appropriate to do so."

Rainbow 6 Carryover of $18,132 for Friday Program

Live Racing Returns with 10-Race Card Starting at 1:10 P.M.
National Stronach 5 Wager - All Star Ticket (Video)
LAUREL, MD – Live racing will return to Laurel Park Friday, March 20 with a carryover jackpot of $18,132.97 in the 20-cent Rainbow 6 as well as the opening and closing legs of the weekly national Stronach 5 wager.

Stronach 5: Friday's Most Exciting 30 Minutes of Sport

$100,000 Guaranteed Pool
Races from Maryland, California and Florida
LAUREL, MD – Friday’s Stronach 5, featuring a $100,000 guaranteed pool and industry-low 12-percent takeout, will go coast-to-coast with races from Laurel Park, Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park and Golden Gate Fields all in approximately 30 minutes.

G2 Winner Shotski On Target for UAE Derby March 28

Laurel Park-Based Colt Arrived in Dubai Wednesday

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – Gary Barber, Wachtel Stable, Pantofel Stable and Howling Pigeon Farms’ Grade 2 winner Shotski, fourth last out in the Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth (G2) Feb. 29 at Gulfstream Park, arrived in Dubai Wednesday ahead of his next scheduled start in the $2.5 million UAE Derby (G2) March 28.